Discover Nature's Gift with Ranikhet Holiday Packages
Set amidst dense forests of pine, oak and deodar, Ranikhet is a stunning cantonment
town in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Ranikhet tour is an ideal activity for people
seeking to enjoy the serene & scenic beauty of nature. Far from the maddening crowd
of cities, Ranikhet is the base for the Kumaon & Naga Regiment of Indian Army. Named
after Rani Padmini, the city is blessed with splendid scenic grandeur and enjoys a
salubrious climate all through the year. Due to abundance gifts of the nature, Ranikhet
holiday packages are in very demand. People love to visit this destination to get glimpse
of the blessings of nature.
Things to Visit in Ranikhet
Snuggled amidst dense pine and deodar forest, Ranikhet offers a breathtaking and
pristine charm to its visitors. On your Ranikhet trip, you get to enjoy tranquility and
beauty that is unmatched and untouched. It offers several place to visit.
Jhula Devi Temple and Ram Mandir:
Jhula Devi Temple is one among the most ancient temples of Uttarakhand that dates
back to 8th
township of Ranikhet. The main deity of the temple is Goddess Durga. Ram Mandir is
located above the Jhula Devi Temple. The main deity of this temple is Lord Rama.
century AD. The temple is located at a distance of 7 km from the main
It is a huge artificial lake, created between two natural ridges of Ranikhet - Canossa
Convent School and Kendriya Vidyalaya. The lake was built by the Cantonment board,
to harvest rain water.
It is the ashram of Hairakhan Baba - a famous saint of the region. It is about 5 km away
from the main township of Ranikhet. The ashram is a holy place visited by people of all
Several View Points:
Ranikhet features diverse viewpoints to enjoy beautiful sunsets. Some popular amongst
them are Machkhali (near woodvilla) and one located on the road leading from Jhoola
Devi Temple to Bhargaon.
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial:
It is a must visit place in Ranikhet that was built as a symbol of bravery and ultimate
sacrifice of army soldiers. The museum displays the rich and splendid heritage and
customs of Kumaon Regiment.
Best Time to Visit Ranikhet
Ranikhet is a place that can be visited throughout the year and the complete year is
the best time to visit it. Summer arrives in April and remains till June and temperature
moves around 30°C to 8°C. This time, the valley becomes really pleasant. Winter
months witness temperature between 3°C and 8°C. You can also expect snowfall in this
season. Monsoon receives an average rainfall of 127 cm and the atmosphere becomes
How to Reach Ranikhet
If you are booking Ranikhet holiday packages, explore the options to reach there.
The nearest airport to Ranikhet is Pantnagar Airport at a distance of 120 km. From the
airport, you can take private cabs and taxi on rent to reach your destination.
The nearest railway connectivity from Ranikhet is Kathgodam Railway station at a
distance of about 80 km from the town. Regular bus and taxis on rent are available from
Kathgodam to Ranikhet.
Ranikhet is well-connected with excellent network of roads through various destinations
of Uttarakhand and nearby states. From Kathgodam, Ranikhet can be reached taking a
state highway through Bhimtal, Bhowali and Khairna.